Fairchild, Wisconsin

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Fairchild, Wisconsin

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High Points

Fairchild strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Wisconsin):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Fairchild Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 8% Fairchild Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Fairchild Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Fairchild, Wisconsin

Comparing Fairchild to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Wisconsin (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 9 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 8
Age of the Population 5 6
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 7
Portion of People Married 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 3 1
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1
Median Family Income 1 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Working at Home 4 3
Short Commute Times 3 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Affordability of Rents 8 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 10
People Living Alone 7 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 2
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Fairchild Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles SE of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 107 miles E of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Eau Claire
Metro Area Eau Claire
Standard Zip Codes 54741
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.6
Longitude -90.962

Fairchild Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.2 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 57 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 22 F
Apr Temp 31 to 56 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 32.4 inches
Distance 25.4 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 34 to 56 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches
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Fairchild Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 564 100%
Male 282 50%
Female 282 50%
Under 18 157 27.8%
18+ 407 72.2%
65+ 119 21.1%
Median Age 37.4
Average Family Size 3.13
White 555 98.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 1.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 1.8%

Estimated Fairchild Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 516
Growth -48
Growth % -8.5%

Fairchild Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 44%
Norwegian 19.6%
Polish 6.3%
English 5.2%
Irish 4.7%
European 3.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.6%
US/American 2.9%
Italian 2.9%
Swedish 1.6%
Dutch 1.1%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Danish 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.7%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Finnish 0.2%
Turkish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fairchild 564 $27,500
Alma Center 446 $40,625
Augusta 1,460 $37,500
Hixton 446 $41,500
Merrillan 585 $35,000
Osseo 1,669 $40,819
Pigeon Falls 388 $50,556

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